Compare FireEye Email Security vs. Proofpoint Email Protection

FireEye Email Security is ranked 12th in Messaging Security with 1 review while Proofpoint Email Protection is ranked 4th in Messaging Security with 2 reviews. FireEye Email Security is rated 8.0, while Proofpoint Email Protection is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of FireEye Email Security writes "Simple to use and does a good job of protecting systems from malware". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Proofpoint Email Protection writes "Easy to use and set up with excellent anti-spam features". FireEye Email Security is most compared with Cisco Email Security, Forcepoint Email Security and DMARC Compass, whereas Proofpoint Email Protection is most compared with Palo Alto Networks WildFire, Cisco Email Security and Agari.
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Pros
The solution's most valuable feature is its simplicity. It's very user-friendly.

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The anti-spam features are excellent on the email firewalls.The most valuable feature is the ability to remove bad messages that were delivered, prior to being classified as unwanted.

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The reporting aspect of the solution needs improvement.

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The solution could be improved with the addition of PLP and email encryption features.Proofpoint should have better integration with complex environments that need more than one instance of Proofpoint, as there are issues with nested instances.

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12th
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out of 57 in Messaging Security
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9.0
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Overview

FireEye Email Security delivers dynamic defense to detect attacks from the very first time they're seen and blocks the most dangerous cyber threats including malware-laden attachments and URLs, credential phishing sites and business email compromise attacks. Email-borne cyber attacks are targeted, automated and hidden amongst millions of messages, easily morphing before signatures can be created.

Proofpoint Email Protection stops malware and non-malware threats such as impostor email (also known as email fraud). Deployed as a cloud service or on-premises, it provides granular filtering to control bulk "graymail" and other unwanted email. And business continuity capabilities keep email communications flowing, even when your email server fails.

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Sample Customers
Northshore Utility District, Luz Technologies, Air Academy Federal Credit Union, Bank Gutmann, Bank of Thailand, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, State of Missouri, City and County of San Francisco, Denver Public Schools, Vodafone, Go Auto, Stater Bros. MarketBlocket, University of Waterloo, Lincoln Memorial University, WellSpan Health, U-Haul, Carestream Health, Westinghouse
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Software R&D Company35%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government9%
Media Company8%
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